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23 March, 2018 7:35 PM Ram Navmi 2018: Why Is Ram Navmi Celebrated? What Is Its Importance?

Ram Navami 2018: It is celebrated on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha (or bright phase of the lunar fortnight) in the month of Chaitra (mid-march) of the Hindu or Lunar calendar. New Delhi: Ram Navami is a Hindu or Vedic festival that is celebrated every year on the last day of Chaitra Navaratri (sometimes spelt Chaitra Navratri). The festival of Ram Navami 28

22 March, 2018 7:23 PM ‘Govt.’s borrowing level within limits’

Deputy Chief Miniser O. Panneerselvam tried to allay fears about the government’s borrowings on Thursday by saying they were very much within permissible limits. Although the permissible limit for borrowings was ₹47,887.59 crore, the State government was aiming to borrow only ₹43,962.48 crore during the year 2018-2019, Mr. Panneerselvam told the Assembly 32

22 March, 2018 11:19 AM The jackfruit’s journey to becoming Kerala’s official fruit

There are many reasons to celebrate the rise in status of the abundant and versatile jackfruit The name Jackfruit originates from the Malayalam name Chakka, which Garcia da Orta, a Portuguese scholar, wrote as ‘jaca’ in 1563. It later became jackfruit in English. Chakka in Malayalam originates from ‘Che-Kai’, meaning a group of green fruits (kai) joined

22 March, 2018 7:34 AM Maharashtra transport to go fully green, says CM

The State is on course to fully convert its transport system to clean and green fuel, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Wednesday on the sidelines of an event at the Vidhan Bhavan. Mr. Fadnavis said nearly 35% of carbon emission in the State is due to moving vehicles. But this is being tackled with the help of extending the green cover, he said. “We are working 16

21 March, 2018 7:46 PM Facebook 'made mistakes' on Cambridge Analytica, says Zuckerberg

Criticism has been brewing as the Facebook CEO has been mum since the Cambridge Analytica story broke last Friday. Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social media company made mistakes that allowed data about users to end up with the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and said the company would make changes. Mr. Zuckerberg 34

21 March, 2018 9:25 AM 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 Variants Explained

We list out the differences in all three variants of the new Triumph Tiger 800 which have been launched in India. The 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 range has been launched in India with prices starting at ₹ 11.76 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base XR variant. Internationally, the new Tiger 800 is available in six variants, but Triumph has decided to introduce 34

20 March, 2018 3:26 PM Future of Taxation: Experts discuss what the new tax regime means for investors

Long terms capital gains (LTCG) tax became the buzz word on February 1 2018 thanks to the Budget and the proposals. A lot of equity investors now have to start getting used to paying 10 percent tax on the long terms gains that they are making in the equity market. A panel of experts decoded what the new taxation regime means when it comes to the market 44

20 March, 2018 1:08 PM Impact of new vehicle scrappage policy to be limited: Crisil

As per the latest update, the two major changes made to the policy draft include change in the age of the vehicle from 15 years to 20 years, and cut off date for implementation. The new policy for scrapping vehicles over 20 years of age is likely to have limited impact, and may not boost demand for new vehicles significantly, Crisil Research said on Tuesday 29

20 March, 2018 10:22 AM Should you buy your dream home during this Navratri? Weigh your options

Delhi NCR has the highest volume at around 1,50,654 units which remained unsold in 2017. New Delhi: If you have long been planning to buy your dream home, Navratri is perhaps a good time to do so. As per property consultant JLL India report, as many as 4.4 lakh housing units were unsold in seven major cities at the end of 2017 with Delhi-NCR contributing 35

20 March, 2018 7:29 AM Generation Z more inclined to take up contract-based roles: Report

The attraction of having a flexible work environment is slowly pushing individuals towards a gig economy. A recent survey report, ‘Gig Economy: How Free Agents Are Redefining Work’ by Kelly Services, showed that in India, 39 percent of the surveyed candidates and hiring managers favour freelance roles. Gig economy refers to short-term contract work and freelance 38